Saturday, 10 January 2009

February gets romantic with... Peter Elkas!

Our February concert is one we've been working on for a while and I figured since the artist let the cat out of the bag I better tell you about it!

We are really excited to offer a romantic Valentine's Day concert with the amazing Peter Elkas on Saturday, February 14.

Ron Sexsmith says Peter Elkas "has a wonderfully soulful voice and a great sense of melody that makes me want to write and sing better and try harder.” And who are we to disagree?

After more than a decade with Montreal band the Local Rabbits, Elkas struck out on his own in the early 2000s and hasn't looked back. With two albums, 2004's "Party of One" and 2007's "Wall of Fire", he's found a niche as a performer with stage presence equal to his songwriting, and a great show.

And we think that Peter's soulful vocals and songs will make for a Valentine's Day that nobody will forget anytime soon.

If you don't believe me, check out these videos:

The details:

WHO: An intimate evening with Peter Elkas
WHEN: February 14, 2009. Mingle at 7, show at 8
WHERE: The PlayBob Catsion
214 Northwestern Avenue, Ottawa, K1Y 0M3
HOW MUCH: suggested donation $25; as always, pre-payment by cheque, PayPal or Interac Money Transfer (e-mail is appreciated.

For newbies, we also appreciate a donation of non-perishable food for the Ottawa Food Bank. Since this is a house concert, we encourage you to bring something to share foodwise and our concerts are strictly BYOB. Soft drinks are always available.

PS: Don't forget about our January 24 Babes for Breasts show featuring Ana Miura, Amanda Rheaume, Rhonda Stakich and Janine Stoll singing their hearts out and raising funds for Breast Cancer Action Ottawa. We'll have a full basket of CDs and clothing from BobCat performers, a wine dinner for eight with sommelier service, and original art for silent auction as well. Help us raise money to fight a nasty, shitty disease.

1 comment:

Andy said...

WOW! I really love the video... amazing dude... keep rocking :)
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